Westminster College Students Visit Exhibit at London's Museum of Science

Friday, November 15, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Fifteen Westminster College students recently toured a special exhibit at London's Museum of Science on the life and work of Alan Turing.

The students are from the Introductory Computer Science course taught by Dr. Carolyn Cuff, Westminster professor of mathematics. The course is being taught in London for the Fall Semester.

The exhibit is part of the commemoration of the centennial of Turing's birth. Turing was a leader in the development of the Enigma, a code breaking device used to decipher German messages during World War II and he is considered to have done the earliest substantial work in artificial intelligence.

Contact Cuff at ccuff@westminster.edu for additional information. 

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Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 378 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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Westminster College students visit the London's Museum of Science